2014-2015 Departmental Honors & Awards
2014-2015 Departmental Awards
Michael and Amy Gordon Award
Awarded to a graduating senior who intends to pursue their studies at the graduate level.
Winner: Corrine Cox
Allen T. Price Scholarship
A need based scholarship awarded to excellent history majors.
Winners: Erica Hastings, Sunder Willett
Francis Wayland Shepardson Scholarship
For sophomore or junior students who have shown proficiency and interest in American History.
Winner: Jean Nicole Hurley
John C. Taylor II Memorial Prize
The parents of John Taylor created the prize in memory of their son who was a student at Denison and a history enthusiast. The prize is awarded to a graduating senior in American History who has an excellent grade-point average and who has done commendable work in history courses.
Winners: Natalie Hall, Madeleine Oulevey
William T. Utter Memorial Prize
Cash prize awarded to the best Honors project by a History major.
Winner: Corinne Cox
2014-2015 Departmental Fellows
Each academic year the department chooses a number of departmental fellows from among history majors.
Fellows have privileged access to the departmental library, and they are consulted by the department with regard to curricular concerns, in addition to meeting with job candidates.
- Thomas Ball
- Hannah Ferguson
- Danielle Golds
- Erica Hastings
- Charles Houk
- Jean Hurley
- Matthew Pennekamp
- Lauren Roberts
- Sunder Willett
- Sarah Winnicki
2014-2015 Phi Alpha Theta Members
Phi Alpha Theta is the International Honor Society in History. The society is composed of chapters at accredited universities and colleges.
One has to have a 3.0 cumulative GPA, four history courses, and a 3.1 GPA in the history major to be eligible to be a member of Phi Alpha Theta at Denison.
- Allison Bacon ’16 - Secretary
- Thomas Ball ’15 - President
- Alexander Bookout ’15 - Vice President
- Alexander Carroll ’16 - Vice President
- Megan Coglianese ’15
- Hannah Ferguson ’16
- Anne Finn ’15
- Graham Gettel ’15
- Danielle Golds ’15
- Charlotte Gomer ’14
- Erica Hastings ’15
- Caitlin Hester ’15
- Charles Houk ’15
- Szu-Yu Huang ’15
- Jean Nichole Hurley ’15
- Lucas Johnson ’15
- McKenzie Kuhn ’16
- Andrew Malin ’15
- Matthew Pennekamp ’15
- Constantine Politis ’16
- Matthew Puracchio ’15
- Lauren Roberts ’15
- Alexandra Varos ’15
- Allison White ’15
- Sunder Willett ’15
- Sarah Winnicki ’16 - Treasurer